Farmers have a good understanding of why the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and most state agencies need to trim their budgets because farmers are usually fiscally responsible, says the departmentís director.
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Learn how to grow and preserve food from your own backyard or patio and how to go green at Ohio Farm Bureauís daylong Grow and Know seminar at Franklin Park Conservatory.
Learn how to make your own cheese, yogurt and other dairy products from scratch, and how to identify and obtain different meat cuts, at Ohio Farm Bureauís Grow and Know day at Lake Metroparks Farmpark.
Attendees can learn skills to manage their property
Brent Porteus of Coshocton has been re-elected president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and to serve as District 12 trustee, serving members from Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties.
In response to more than 1,000 complaints filed about increased rates, including comment from Ohio Farm Bureau, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has disapproved of AEP's electric security plan and has ordered that rates be returned to similar levels to those in place in December 2011.
Ohio Farm Bureau was recently honored during the American Farm Bureauís annual public relations conference for several of its communications programs, including editorial and feature writing, social media programming and graphic design.
Ohio Farm Bureau recently outlined its policies on water quality and nutrient management in a letter to the Department of Natural Resources as the agency considers new rules that impact farmers.
Ohio Farm Bureau delegates from around the state will convene to determine policy for coming year and compete for awards during annual meeting.
Four Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members will receive Bob Evans grocery products for a year and more after having been named winners of a recipe contest hosted by Ohioís largest general farming organization and the Ohio-based restaurant chain.